Antique miniature portraits of the Tormey-Holder Collection



American Artist: Augustus Fuller



Portrait miniature by Augustus Fuller of a Jacksonian era lady wearing a lace bonnet and shawl

Jacksonian Era Lady Wearing a
Lace Bonnet and Shawl

circa 1835
attributed to Augustus Fuller

2 1/4 x 3 inches (sight)

watercolor on ivory; housed under glass in a later (ca. 1857) thermoplastic
"quarter plate" Union case by Littlefield, Parsons & Co., of Florence, Massachusetts



A view of the portrait outside its case, allowing its colors and
brush strokes to be seen more clearly without the distortion or
reflection that is often caused by the glass lens of a miniature's case
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A full view of the miniature's open case, with embossed velvet lining the left panel
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Other portraits in the Tormey-Holder Collection by Augustus Fuller
(click photo for larger view and additional information):


Jacksonian Era Gentleman
Seated in a Red Chair








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